Memory lapses impact the best of us. We are human after all. And while they may be embarrassing at times, troubling at others (wait, am I losing it?) and just downright frustrating, the situation isn't always helpless. There are actually things you can do to improve both your short- and long-term  memory - and get this - many of them are super simple. From changing your diet and upping your exercise regimen to playing memory games, here are 38 simple tricks to sharpen your memory. 

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